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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Basic (259) 2.Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Advanced (260)

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
Course 1: 20 hours (2.5 weeks). Course 2: 20 hours (2.5 weeks).
Dates: 
December 2009 - June 2014.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Course 1: Identify and describe the PowerPoint environment; use the PowerPoint Help feature; open, create, and save a new presentation; add new slides and insert text; rearrange and delete slides; insert slides from other presentations; apply formatting to text and bulleted lists; utilize the Mini toolbar; describe the find, replace, cut, copy & paste commands; change the alignment of text; use tools to draw objects; modify objects using groups on the Drawing Tools Format tab; add text to drawn objects and text boxes; use WordArt to create text objects; add and modify slide images; insert and modify Clip Art images; add tables to presentations; enter and format text in tables; create and modify charts and objects; modify a presentation using a template; use the Master Slide to make global changes; add visual appeal to slides with transition and timing; add speaker notes to a presentation; set up and prepare a slide show; use spell check and auto correct to proof a presentation; customize and preview a presentation; utilize the print dialog box for printing options. Course 2: Add, remove, and rearrange buttons on the Quick Access toolbar; create and apply a custom design theme; apply a custom template; modify presentations; modify images; add sound and movie clips; apply animation effects; create a photo album; format SmartArt graphics; make changes to objects; create and format a custom table; add interactive elements to a slide; add and modify actions buttons; create a custom slide show; review a presentation using comments; share a presentation; publish a presentation; create a presentation using a Word document; add content to slides by embedding or linking from Word or Excel; create a hyperlink to a Word document or Excel spreadsheet.
Instruction: 
Course 1: Basic components of the 2007 PowerPoint environment; details on how to open, create, and save a new presentation; inserting slides from other presentations; applying formatting to text and bulleted lists; utilizing the Mini toolbar; text alignment; using tools to draw objects; modifying objects using groups on the Drawing Tools Format tab; using WordArt to create text objects; adding and modifying slide images; adding tables to presentations; entering and formatting text in tables; creating and modifying charts and objects; using templates; using the Master Slide to make global changes; adding visual appeal to slides with transition and timing; adding speaker notes to a presentation; preparing a slide show. Course 2: Adding, removing, and rearranging buttons on the Quick Access toolbar; creating and applying custom design themes; applying a custom template; modifying presentations and images; adding sound, movie clips, and animation effects; creating photo albums; formatting SmartArt graphics; making changes to objects; creating and formatting custom tables; adding interactive elements to a slide; adding and modifying actions buttons; creating custom slide shows, reviewing presentations, using comments; sharing and publishing presentations; creating presentations using a Word document; adding content to slides by embedding or linking from Word or Excel; creating hyperlinks to Word documents and/or Excel spreadsheets.
Credit recommendation: 
Courses 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour as Computer Software Applications (11/05). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. NOTE: These courses are also components of the Introductory or Advanced Microsoft courses listed in this section and, thus, there is overlap in content. Care should be taken, therefore, in the awarding of credit for these courses, if the Introductory or Advanced Microsoft courses have also been completed. Further, a total of 6 semester hours of credit is recommended for the Introductory or Advanced courses or any combination of its component courses.

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